Stand up for Malala: girls’ education is a right

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Coinciding with the United Nations Human Rights Day, UNESCO and the Government of Pakistan will host a high-level advocacy event at UNESCO Headquarters in order to advocate for every girls’ right to education.

UNESCO and the Government of Pakistan will seek to mobilize and bring together representatives of governments, UN partners, international and bilateral organizations, foundations, donors, the private sector, civil society, academics, religious leaders, eminent personalities, the media and other stakeholders in an effort to renew commitment and seek support for girls’ education globally.


Type of Event Interagency meeting
Start 10.12.2012 09:00 local time
End 10.12.2012 12:00 local time
Date to be fixed 0
Focal point Chavatzia, Theophania
Organizer UNESCO
Contact Theophania Chavatzia
Country France
City Paris
Venue UNESCO Headquarters, Paris
Street 7, place de Fontenoy
Room Room I
Permanent Delegation Contact
Major Programme
Language of Event English, French, Spanish, Arabic
Estimated number of participants
Official Website
Link 1 Malala: Symbolizing the right of girls to education
Link 2 Programme
Link 3 Concept Note
Link 4